An Obligatory Mother’s Day Post: What My Mother Taught Me

What can I say about mothers that has not already been better said by someone else?  Mothers are the foundation of society.  "The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world"  What we know about the world and life we first learned from our mothers.  I am, first of all, very … Continue reading An Obligatory Mother’s Day Post: What My Mother Taught Me

Mormon Monday: On Home Teaching

In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints there is an important, oft-talked-about program called Home Teaching.  The basic premise of this program is that every family is cared for and visited every month.  In a congregation with hundreds of families it becomes extremely difficult for the Bishop to personally visit and follow up … Continue reading Mormon Monday: On Home Teaching

Family History, I am doing it … and it’s a lot of fun!

Family history is very important to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, mostly because Family is important to members of the Church.  It is interesting to note that there has been a slight change in terminology in the Church.  We used to refer to the term Genealogy, but recently it is … Continue reading Family History, I am doing it … and it’s a lot of fun!

General Conference: April 2011

This year was the first time in three years that I did not have to work during General Conference weekend. That was nice.  I was able to stay home and watch Conference with my wife and son.   As I did last year, I followed #ldsconf on Twitter, which was nice and helpful filling in … Continue reading General Conference: April 2011

Thanksgiving and a late Writing Wednesday update

Today is Thanksgiving. If you want to know just a few of the things I am thankful for this year, you can read my post from Monday.  To that list I will add: I am thankful that my son slept well last night, so that his mother and I could sleep well.  We really couldn't … Continue reading Thanksgiving and a late Writing Wednesday update